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Table 4

Preference for Dental Floss Type according to Application Area for All Respondents

Variable Application area

Anterior Posterior


n (%) p-valuea n (%) p-valuea
User (n=158) 0.001 0.352
Thread type 59 (37.3) 43 (27.2)
C-type 74 (46.8) 65 (41.1)
Y-type 25 (15.8) 50 (31.6)
Non-user (n=261)
Thread type 54 (20.7) 55 (21.1)
C-type 145 (55.6) 115 (44.1)
Y-type 62 (23.8) 91 (34.9)

All values are presented as n (%) for categorical variables.

aAssociations between floss use and floss type were estimated by chi-squared test for each application area.

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